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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 6,439
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $482*
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $1,042*
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid 82
Median SAT/ACT 1040/20
% of African American Students 7.28
% of Asian American Students 7.14
% of Hispanic Students 42.72
% of International Students 1.35
Student/Teacher Ratio 15:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 280
% of Male/% of Female Students 38/61
Greek System? NO
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus N/A
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 64.47
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 68.2
% of Freshmen Who Return 73.93
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 1

* Fees not included

University of Houston - Clear Lake

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2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX 77058











  • In 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked UHCL no. seventeen in its rankings of top public schools in the West region. UHCL is also nationally ranked among the best colleges for veterans, campus security, and value.
  • UH–Clear Lake’s centers of excellence provide focused educational opportunities to the community and include the Exercise and Nutritional Health Institute, Cyber Security Institute, Center for Robotics Software, Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, Environmental Institute of Houston, and Center for Executive Education.

BUILT NEAR AND FOR NASA Johnson Space Center, University of Houston–Clear Lake (UHCL) is a growing four-year institution now in its 45th year. In addition to engineers, scientists, and astronauts, its seventy-thousand-plus alumni include CEOs, civic leaders, humanitarians, educators, environmentalists, artists, and authors.

UH–Clear Lake includes four colleges: business, education, human sciences and humanities, and science and engineering. The university offers three doctoral programs and more than ninety bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, including a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering, a master’s in clinical mental health counseling, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in occupational safety and health.

In 2019, UH–Clear Lake opened its first traditional residence hall to complement its privately operated, on-campus apartments. The hall is adjacent to two new state-of-the-art facilities: the STEM and Classroom Building and the Recreation and Wellness Center. Also in 2019, a new Health Sciences and Classroom Building opened at UHCL Pearland. UHCL’s healthcare administration program operates from the UHCL Texas Medical Center campus.

Students explore a diverse cultural scene and varied social opportunities through approximately one hundred campus organizations, including honor societies, leadership groups, and social clubs. Nearby parks and waterways offer hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, and other outdoor recreation.

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